The table below looks at the statistics for PowerShell skills in IT jobs advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited PowerShell over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows PowerShell
Rank 85 86 82
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -4
Permanent jobs citing PowerShell 12 14 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.94% 1.01% 1.70%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.30% 2.12% 3.49%
Number of salaries quoted 10 8 11
Average salary £49,250 £45,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.44% +28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £44,650 £30,250 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £69,750 £50,000 £52,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
PowerShell
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region.

Programming Languages Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
521 661 687
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 40.89% 47.73% 48.55%
Number of salaries quoted 372 481 477
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.26%

PowerShell
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing PowerShell across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

PowerShell Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

PowerShell
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing PowerShell across the Edinburgh region.

PowerShell Salary Trend in Edinburgh

PowerShell
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing PowerShell across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016.

PowerShell Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region citing PowerShell also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited PowerShell.

1 21 (80.77%) Windows
2 14 (53.85%) Linux
3 12 (46.15%) DevOps
4 11 (42.31%) Microsoft Azure
4 11 (42.31%) Opscode Chef
4 11 (42.31%) Microsoft
5 10 (38.46%) Finance
6 9 (34.62%) JavaScript
6 9 (34.62%) SQL
7 8 (30.77%) SQL Server
7 8 (30.77%) Active Directory
7 8 (30.77%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (26.92%) SCCM
8 7 (26.92%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (26.92%) Configuration Management
8 7 (26.92%) Python
8 7 (26.92%) MS Exchange
8 7 (26.92%) Windows Server
9 6 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (23.08%) Amazon AWS
9 6 (23.08%) MS Excel
9 6 (23.08%) Perl
9 6 (23.08%) Java
9 6 (23.08%) Citrix
9 6 (23.08%) TeamCity
9 6 (23.08%) Ruby
10 5 (19.23%) Hyper-V
10 5 (19.23%) Git (software)
10 5 (19.23%) VBScript
10 5 (19.23%) ITIL

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Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region citing PowerShell also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited PowerShell. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (26.92%) MS Exchange
2 5 (19.23%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (19.23%) Skype for Business
3 4 (15.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 4 (15.38%) OpenStack
4 2 (7.69%) IIS
5 1 (3.85%) Apache
5 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (3.85%) JBoss
5 1 (3.85%) SharePoint
5 1 (3.85%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (3.85%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (23.08%) MS Excel
2 3 (11.54%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 11 (42.31%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (23.08%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (19.23%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (19.23%) DNS
2 4 (15.38%) DHCP
2 4 (15.38%) HTTP
3 2 (7.69%) Firewall
3 2 (7.69%) SAN
4 1 (3.85%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 1 (3.85%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (3.85%) NAS
4 1 (3.85%) SSL
4 1 (3.85%) TCP/IP
4 1 (3.85%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (30.77%) SQL Server
2 4 (15.38%) Hadoop
2 4 (15.38%) MySQL
2 4 (15.38%) SQL Server 2014
3 3 (11.54%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (7.69%) RDBMS
4 2 (7.69%) Relational Database
4 2 (7.69%) SQL Server 7
4 2 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (3.85%) DTS
5 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (23.08%) TeamCity
2 5 (19.23%) Git (software)
3 4 (15.38%) MSBuild
3 4 (15.38%) Octopus Deploy
3 4 (15.38%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (7.69%) Jenkins
4 2 (7.69%) WinDbg
General
1 10 (38.46%) Finance
2 2 (7.69%) Back Office
2 2 (7.69%) Banking
3 1 (3.85%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (23.08%) Administrator
1 6 (23.08%) DevOps Engineer
2 5 (19.23%) Systems Administrator
3 3 (11.54%) Coordinator
3 3 (11.54%) ICT Coordinator
4 2 (7.69%) Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) Applications Manager
4 2 (7.69%) Architect
4 2 (7.69%) Citrix Administrator
4 2 (7.69%) DBA
4 2 (7.69%) Infrastructure Architect
4 2 (7.69%) IT Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) Linux Administrator
4 2 (7.69%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 2 (7.69%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) Senior Systems Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) Service Manager
4 2 (7.69%) SQL DBA
4 2 (7.69%) Systems Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.54%) Web Services
2 2 (7.69%) .NET
3 1 (3.85%) REST
3 1 (3.85%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (19.23%) Data Centre
2 4 (15.38%) Blackberry
2 4 (15.38%) Computer Science
3 3 (11.54%) Clustering
3 3 (11.54%) Data Integration
4 1 (3.85%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (3.85%) PKI
4 1 (3.85%) Private Cloud
4 1 (3.85%) Public Cloud
4 1 (3.85%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 21 (80.77%) Windows
2 14 (53.85%) Linux
3 8 (30.77%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (26.92%) Windows Server
5 6 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (19.23%) Windows 10
6 5 (19.23%) Windows 7
7 4 (15.38%) Unix
7 4 (15.38%) VMS
8 2 (7.69%) Debian
8 2 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (7.69%) Windows 2000
8 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (46.15%) DevOps
2 7 (26.92%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (26.92%) Configuration Management
3 5 (19.23%) ITIL
3 5 (19.23%) Mentoring
3 5 (19.23%) Performance Monitoring
4 4 (15.38%) Asset Management
4 4 (15.38%) Root Cause Analysis
4 4 (15.38%) Web Development
5 3 (11.54%) ETL
5 3 (11.54%) Process Improvement
5 3 (11.54%) Process Management
5 3 (11.54%) Workflow
6 2 (7.69%) Change Management
6 2 (7.69%) High Availability
6 2 (7.69%) Line Management
6 2 (7.69%) People Management
6 2 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (7.69%) Project Management
6 2 (7.69%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 9 (34.62%) JavaScript
1 9 (34.62%) SQL
2 7 (26.92%) Python
3 6 (23.08%) Java
3 6 (23.08%) Perl
3 6 (23.08%) Ruby
4 5 (19.23%) VBScript
5 4 (15.38%) Bash Shell
5 4 (15.38%) C#
6 3 (11.54%) VBA
7 2 (7.69%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (15.38%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (30.77%) Active Directory
2 5 (19.23%) Hyper-V
3 4 (15.38%) Microsoft App-V
3 4 (15.38%) VMware ESXi
3 4 (15.38%) XenApp
3 4 (15.38%) XenDesktop
4 3 (11.54%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (7.69%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 2 (7.69%) MetaFrame
5 2 (7.69%) VMware ESX
6 1 (3.85%) NFS
6 1 (3.85%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 11 (42.31%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (26.92%) SCCM
3 5 (19.23%) Puppet
4 4 (15.38%) SCOM
4 4 (15.38%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 4 (15.38%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 3 (11.54%) Ansible
6 1 (3.85%) Capistrano
6 1 (3.85%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 11 (42.31%) Microsoft
2 6 (23.08%) Citrix
3 4 (15.38%) CA
3 4 (15.38%) Cisco
3 4 (15.38%) Symantec
3 4 (15.38%) Varonis
3 4 (15.38%) VMware
4 2 (7.69%) F5
4 2 (7.69%) Intel
4 2 (7.69%) Red Hat
5 1 (3.85%) Dynatrace
5 1 (3.85%) EMC
5 1 (3.85%) HP
5 1 (3.85%) IronPort
5 1 (3.85%) NetApp
5 1 (3.85%) Perforce